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|The number of persons found guilty at all courts for causing death by dangerous driving( 1) , 1997 to 2007( 2,3, ) England and Wales|
|(1) Section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, as added by section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1991.|
(2) These data are on the principal offence basis.
(3) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
Office for Criminal Justice ReformEvidence and Analysis Unit.
These data are on the principal offence basis. The figures given in the table on court proceedings relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offence for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences, the offence selected is the one for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two
or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.
|Number of persons found guilty at all courts for drug offences in England and Wales, 1997 to 2007( 1, 2, 3)|
|Drug Offence Group|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts, and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(3) Staffordshire police force were only able to supply a sample of data for magistrates courts proceedings covering one full week in each quarter for 2000. Estimates based on this sample are included in the figures, as they are considered sufficiently robust at this high level of analysis.
OCJR, E and A: Office for Criminal Justice Reform, Evidence and Analysis Unit.
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) community sentences, including drug treatment and testing orders and drug rehabilitation referrals, (b) fines, (c) custodial sentences and (d) cautions were issued for drug dealing offences relating to each type of drug in each of the last five years. 
|Number of persons issued with community sentences( 1) , fines, custodial sentences and cautions for drug dealing offences( 2) relating to each type of drug 2003-07|
|Type of sentence|
|Year/type of drug||Fine||Community sentence||Suspended sentence||Immediate custody||Caution|
|(1) Community licences include drug treatment, testing orders and drug rehabilitation referrals.|
(2) Drug dealing offences comprise having possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply and supplying or offering to supply a controlled drug.
(3) Ketamine drug was made illegal m 2006.
(4) Methylamphetamine previously consulted with Amphetamine as class B drug was separately classified as class A drug on 18 January 2007.
1. From 1 June 2O00 the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 came into force nationally and removed the use of cautions for persons under 18 and replaced them with reprimands and final warnings These figures have been included in the totals
2. The statistics relate to persons for whom these offences wets the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has committed two or more offences at the same time the principal offence is the more serious offence.
3. These figures have been drawn from administrative data systems Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system.
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